Matt joined the United Way team on October 1st, 2019. He previously served as the Executive Director of Hands Up! Preschool, a long-time United Way partner agency. He is deeply committed to serving his community and does so by volunteering on many different boards, task-forces, and committees in Jackson. He is passionate about creating long-term change, not just short-term fixes.
Senior Director of 211 and Volunteer Services
Pat Ross has been a part of the United Way of West Tennessee team for over 30 years. Her responsibilities include the planning and implementation of fundraising efforts each year in our largest region - Madison, Crockett, Hardeman, and Chester counties; she also oversees our Christmas Partners and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs each year.
Southwest Director of Donor Development
Northwest Director of Donor Development
Marquita joined the United Way team in January 2020. She serves as the Finance Director and is responsible for all things finance related - processing payments, payroll, and most importantly, tracking down receipts from the rest of the staff.
Kat joined the United Way team in March 2020. As the Marketing & Communications Director, she oversees United Way's overall branding, online presence, and communications.
Financial Empowerment Center Manager
Financial Empowerment Center Counselor
Child Care Champion
Director of Grants Management and Special Projects
Director of School & Community Engagement